Complete Definition of "cabin"

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Pronunciation
IPA|Ëkæb.ɪn
audio|en-us-cabin.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|æbɪn

Noun
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  1. US A small dwelling characteristic of the frontier, especially when built from logs with simple tools and not constructed by professional builders, but by those who meant to live in it.

#:Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin.
#* 1994: âAnd that was how long we stayed in the cabin, pressed together, pulling the future out of each other, sweating and groaning and making sure each of us remembered.â -From Life Drawing in the collection Violet Quill, Michael Grumley

  1. A compartment on land, usually comprised of log|logs.
  2. A private room on a ship.

#:The captain's cabin.
#:Passengers shall remain in their cabins.

  1. The interior of a boat, enclosed to create a small room, particularly for sleeping.
  2. The passenger area of an airplane.

Synonyms
cell
chamber
hut
pod
shack

Antonyms
hall
palace
villa

Translations
trans-top|a small dwelling characteristic of the frontier
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trans-top|a compartment on land
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trans-top|a private room on a ship
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trans-top|the interior of a boat
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trans-top|the passenger area of an airplane
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ttbc|French: cabine
ttbc|Italian: cabina f
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ttbc|Norwegian: tømmerhytte, hytte (2) lugar m (3)
ttbc|Spanish: cabaña f, cabina f
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See also
cabana

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